Month: January 2016

Gilas Will be Facing Powerhouse France!

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Check out the FIBA OQT draw results

 

Gilas will be facing France and New Zealand in group B, and teams from Turkey, Senegal and Canada from group A. France is ranked #5, the highest among 18 teams in OQTs, and is expected to be studded with NBA stars like Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and Nicolas Batum.
 
Go Gilas Pilipinas! Puso!

PBA Finals, Will it be a sweep?

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Game 4 of the PBA Philippine cup is about to start. Will it be the last game of the conference? The Alaska Aces will surely want to finish the series on game 4 for a sweep. But San Miguel Beermen will not hand them the championship that easy.

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Just in: San Miguel survives game 4

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The San Miguel beermen survived game 4 in OT. With 110-104 final score, the beermen and the aces will meet again in game 5 of the PBA Philippine cup.

June Mar Fajardo was named best player of the conference.

Philippines will be hosting the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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It will be another great year for Philippine Basketball, as the country prepares for the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament. The Phillipines has been selected by FIBA as one of the 3 countries that will host the 2016 OQT. It will be held on July 4 – 10 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The other two host countries are Italy and Serbia. FIBA announced #‎FIBAOQT‬ hosts for the ‪#‎RoadToRio‬ last tuesday, January 19, 2016. 
 
 
 
Gilas Pilipinas will face five of these teams in Manila: Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, France, Greece, Czech Republic, Angola, Tunisia, Senegal, New Zealand, Iran, Japan, Latvia, Croatia and Turkey. 
 
The draw for the team grouping will be on January 26, 2016. 

7 Piso na lang ang Pamasahe!

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Pitong piso na lamang ang pamasahe sa jeepney simula biyernes, ika-22 ng enero,  ito ay ayon sa LTFRB (Land Transportation and Regulatory Board). Ang pagbaba ng pamasahe mula php 7.50 papuntang php 7.00 ay para sa rehiyong 3, 4 at Metro Manila.

 

Metro Manila’s Awesome Fireworks During New Years Eve

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We have seen videos of war in other countries where explosions and rockets are everywhere. In every New year eve, Metro Manila is like a war zone too, except it is very beautiful to watch as fireworks all over the metro are simultaneously lit when the clock struck 12!

 
Watch the video from youtube here:

New Years eve of 2015

 

New Years Eve of 2016

Fire Hits Residential Areas on New Year Celebration

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A flying firecracker called “Kwitis” caused a fire that engulfed almost 1,000 houses in Tondo Manila, which lasted 6 hours and reached the General Alarm. Around 3,000 families were affected and are now in evacuation centers. The fire was declared out at 6 in the morning.
A kwitis that accidentally flew inside the house of a certain Salvacion Maurelio, also caused a fire that engulfed 70 houses in barangay 56 Pericohon Tacloban. The incident displaced 84 families.

 

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is again calling for the nationwide banning of all fireworks to avoid similar incidents from reoccurring.